The Taylor Daily Press from Taylor, Texas on September 14, 1949 · Page 1
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Advertising/ ^ Over 36 Yeor» (Member of The Associated Press) tional Executive Board USW Meeting fms Williamson County's Only Daily Newspaper Serving 60,000 TAYLOR, TEXAS, TAYLOR DAILY PRESS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1949 •(MEA News Photo Service) NUMBER 225 • I? ÉÉÉPte 7 - GOP’s Cheer Over Election Victory In Pennsylvania British Silent On Idea Of Devaluing Currencies riSt üavid J. McDonald, secretary-treasurer of USW, Allan Haywood, vice-president stor of Organization CIO and USW President Phil Murry, shown at the meeting of national executive board USW to consider the President’s Fact Finding report. (NEA lord Indicted For nipt On Priest's Life Henry Crawford, a Tay- j), has been indicted by son County Grand i charge of assault with murder in connection I attack on Rev. Francis it Our Lady of Guada- ch on June 29. indictment was that Dorn in connection slugging and robbing ubauer on June tenth, indicted for assault to murder. i M. Granger was i on a charge of failure ¡ render aid when Os- igton, Taylor night n, was struck by a car. ction with the robbery icleville store on July lie Watson, William and R. H. Nevitt were [.with burglary by break- rttt was also charged ery and passing of aents in two cases. Lesley White was indict- jary of Ray’s Drive- i Ed Meier’s Hamburger [Gainesville Hits Killed llision s. Sept. 14 , </P)_ ®ville residents were i^d-on automobile l ast night. [*Jre Mr- and Mrs. John Went occurred at Val- J- ten miieS south of Hi§hway 77. <LGainesville resi- n?iuBusby and Alice jtt* ?ther car, but rwghtly injured. o M k Mosser were re- NLorth Texas city , ’ where they had • a daughter, Mrs. include two JGtnTS" of Gaines- $fc^.B0Wl- in Hill •"Austin Juiw'at hi[l,i,formerly of ■ Brady si, ?me at 1010 Bjjo Austin Tuesday YK’er 22, In Tay, 'tJS‘«Aust,a„yt wi,e’ “sters, Mrs p M Ustin- M>el Dorsett nfCArain f Mrs. R a ? of Aus’ four h J?uggins of Nton am Stanly* Alex Hiii f and ^ 1? Jaylor- LiTh“«£y a uif ,?eW /werai ^ the Con- m of The Rev. Cf Ch®* wmth street jaything but to "Rom. 13.8. Haven. Edd Johnson was indicted in two charges of cattle theft. Other indictments in the twenty-three returned in the September session of the Williamson Grand Jury were from other parts of the county. Threat Of Transit Strike In Waco Just About Over WACO, Sept. 14. (/P) — The threat of a transit strike at Waco, in Central Texas, appears just about over today. This follows a 10 to 1 vote by CIO bus drivers and mechanics to accept a proposal of the company. The proposal would extend the present contract for one ye&r, with the understanding that in event of a fare increase, either party could reopen the question of wage increases within three months. Three Waive Examining Trial In Car Theft Antonio Rios, Adolph Lomas and Jose Rodriquez, cotton pickers, waived examining trial in Justice of the Peace Sam Burnap’s court in connection with the theft of a car owned by Vance Rabb. The car was found parked near a field where the men were picking cotton, and local officers made the arrest. The three were bound over to the grand jury and their bond set at $250 each. Britain, I. S. Talks Continue WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. (/P)— Besides the big monetary meeting, the British and United States political talks are continuing in Washington. Diplomatic authorities say the two nations are approaching an agreement on anti-Communist policies in the Far East. The two nations are said to be proceeding slowly and cautiously, however, on the question of recognition of the Chinese Communist regime. 3 Bus-Car Collision WICHITA FALLS, Sept. 14, (/ P) —Three persons were killed in a bus-car collision on the edge of Wichita Falls shortly before noon today. Mike Carpenter, news director of Radio Station KFDX, says the three victims have been identified as Mr. and Mrs. Luther Jackson of Madill, Oklahoma, and their teen-age daughter. The name of the daughter was not immediately learned. She was about 13 years old. The crash occurred about 11:25 this morning at the intersection of the Henrietta Road, or Fort Worth Highway, and the Petrola Road cutoff leading into Oklahoma. The intersection is located on Wichita Falls’ out skirts. The car was totally demolished. The father and daughter died en route to a hospital in Wichi ta Falls and the mother was kill ed instantly. WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. (Æ*)— The British are silent on suggestions that their country take steps to devalue the pound. The idea got high-powered support yesterday in a report at the international monetary conference in Washington. Some American officials say they can see no sign that the British are going to give ground. In London, the British press feels that pound devaluation might be the “joker” in Monday’s three-power agreement on steps for ending Britain’s ‘economic crisis. Some of the London papers have expressed the opinion that Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps might be “playing politics" in Washington. The British treasury, meanwhile, is standing firm on CrippS’ pase declarations that Britain has no intention of devaluing the pound. A spokesman for the treasury said stories about pound deval- U. S. Maneuvers Approaches Its Climax In Germany BERLIN, Sept. 14, (/P)—The United QfaUl’i joint, ror/naand’* first field maneuve,rs, “Exercise Harvest,” is approaching its climax in Gearmany. A defenders, American First Division Infantrymen, are continuing their pursuit of the aggressors, who are the members of the American constabulary force. The constabulary troops are in retreat northward from the Danube River. Staff officers estimated that the two forces will lock in combat in a final, all-out battle involving about 500 light and medium tanks. The maneuvers are scheduled to end Saturday afternoon. uation are not new. He told newsmen: “I can only refer you to past pronouncements on the subject by the chancellor of the exchequer.” John L Lewis Threatens To Call Strike . Í/P)— angry Gov. Shivers Arrives In Mexico City AUSTIN, Sept. 14, UP) —Governor Shivers arrived in Mexico City by plane this morning. The Texas Governor plans a four- day good will visit in the Latin- American nation. He flew to Mexico City from Dallas, arriving at the Mexico City airport at 8:13 a. m., three minutes late. Shivers is joining a group of Texas business leaders who call themselves the “Friendship Caravan.” He also is taking a Texas legislative resolution to Mexico. The resolution compliments Mexican officials and the joint U. S. - Mexico foot and mounth disease commission on the success in stamping out the livestock malady from among Mexican cattle. John S. Cooper Nominated To U-N Post WASHINGTON, Sept, 14, (JP) — President Truman has nominated John Sherman Cooper to take over the United Nations post formerly held by John Foster Dulles. Cooper is a former Republican senator from Kentucky. Dulles resigned' when he was appointed to the United States Senate to fill out the unexpired term of Senator Robert Wagner of New York. A close friend of New York’s Gov, . , . , , . , ernor Thomas E. Dewey, Dulles coal mined, is being bled white ggg^ing tlie Republican noml- WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 John L. Lewis, in an "please remit” letter, virtually threatened Tuesday to call a strike against Southern coal operators who have been withholding payments from the United Mine Workers welfare fund. The National Coal Association advised its members that the Lewis letter's language is a “di- rec threat,” and said in the letter: “No mention is made of the fact that there is no contract and no agreement to pay . . .” Lewis did not mention the word strike. But he said a continuation of the “default” may cause “reactions deterrent to the constructive progress of the in- d£#ry.” To practically everybody of the sidelines here that meant a strike threat. Lewis said his $100,000,000 a year welfare fund, financed by a 20 cent royalty on each ton of Situation Expected To Step Up Attacks On Truman's Fair Deal Plan 11ARK1SBUHG, Pa., Sept. 14. (AP)—Republicans are ’cheering over an election victory in Pennsylvania—an election they are heralding as significant in determining the direction of the political winds. As it turns out, the winds blew favorable in the direction oi Republican John Saylor, a navy veteran who supplied the flag raised after the battle for Iwo Jima. Saylor scored a victory over a Gold Star mother, Mrs. Robert L. Coffey, whose son held the congressional job until lie died last spring in in a plane crash. Mrs. Coffev had the backing of President Truman. She campaigned on the administration platform of the “fair deal” and repeal of the Taft-Hartley law. Saylor had blasted the Truman principles and had fought for what he called “the Amer- by the Southerners’ action. Lewis, scrapping his traditional “no contract, no work” policy, has had the miners on a three- day week since the old contract expired June 30. The aim of the short work week, it is generally believed, is to cut the supply of mined coal and put Lewis in a better bargaining position for a new contract. 3 Nations To Be Accused Of Rights Violation WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, (JP)— Secretary of State Dean Acheson has announced that three Russian satellite states—Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary— will be accused of violation of human rights in the United Nations general assembly. Acheson I said that the three Soviet-dominated nations have just rejected a proposal by the United States j election will be Republican Tim- that they name commissions to ! othy Ryan, take up charges that they have repeatedly violated human rights clauses of their peace treaties. ican way of life” and against what he described as the “semi­ police state.” The Pennsylvania Republicans took their campaign very calmly. The new congressman’s brother said: “We Republicans haven’t won an election in so long we don’t know how to act.” The Republican success in Pennsylvania is expected to step no GOP attacks on President Truman’s domestic program. The Republicans feel they have been given the go-ahead for their continued talk about “statism.” That word is bound to be heard from now on in Republican attempts to regain control of Congress next year. There was another election in Pennsylvania yesterday—but it was rather routine. Democratic Mayor David Lawrence won re-nomination against an insurgent city «©ujjcilmaj^. Lawrence n a member of the Democratic national committee. His opponent in thé general nation for a full Senate this fall. term in the Wherry Predicts Congress Will Adjourn In October Herbert Patterson Appointed County Savings Bonds Chairman Herbert Patterson of Taylor has been appointed Williamson County Savings Bond chairman, it was announced today. He succeeds Stiles Byrom of Georgetown. The appointment was made by Nathan Adams of Dallas, chairman of the Treasury Department’s advisory committee for Texas. Mr. Patterson will be in charge of all phases of promotion for U. S. Savings Bonds in the county chairman, he joins a statewide volunteer organization whose efforts are a contribution to public service. In accepting the appointment, he said that U. S. Savings Bonds give every person who buys them an opportunity to help both himself and the nation. “The individual who regularly invests a part of his income in Savings Bonds is protecting himself against the uncertainties of the future.” he said. “Only by thrift can most of us weather sudden financial emergencies or accumulate enough to realize our ambitions for homes, education for our children, or carefree retirement when our work- WASHINGTON, Sept. 14. (JP) The Senate Republican floor leader, Kenneth Wherry of Ne braska, predicts that Congress probably will adjourn in late October. Senator Wherry said that so far as he is concerned, the Republicans are willing to help end the congressional session as soon as possible. The Democratic leader in the Senate, Scott Lucas of Illinois, has been blaming the Republi cans for delaying important bills. And Lucas has outlined ing days are over. “By investing in Savings Bonds we also help the nation’s economic structure because the more people we have in sound financial condition the more we assure the continuation of prosperity in general.” Police Say Pier Fire May Have Been Sel Deliberately ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey, Sept. 14, (¿P)— Police say the one- quarter-million dollar pier fire may have been set deliberately. The police department’s arson specialist, Detective Robert O’­ Keefe said after a first investigation that authorities have every reason to believe it was arson. The fire swept the million dollar, 1,700-foot Atlantic City pier yesterday. A 300-foot section of the pleasure strip, including the ballroom and several amusement concessions, was completely wiped out by the fire. No one was injured. The pier had closed down for the winter on Labor Day. Cotton Receipts Today .................................. ®^5 This year ..........................10,929 Today last year................. 265 Todate last year ..............11,337 a list of legislation on which he said action will be sought before Congress quits. It puts the administration’s multi-billion dollar foreign arms bill up next; that is, after the Senate completes action on the pending House-approved reciprocal trade agreements measure. When Lucas’ list was outlined, Senator Wherry said there was­ n’t anything on it that couldn’t be held over until next January, including the arms bill. But Wherry added that Senate Republicans are willing to co-operate to expedite action on the measures Lucas has listed. Meanwhile, Democratic leaders are mapping a general program that might bring the Senate abreast of its 1949 work in about six weeks. However, thir. depends to a great deal on the administration not raising any new issues. The House is marking time until Sept. 21. It has completed work on most major legislation and the representatives seem willing to call it a legislative day as soon as the Senate can catch up. Two Texans Missing In Plane HAYS, Kans., Sept. 13. (/P)— An air search for a missing plane is planned today from Hays, Kansas, to Amarillo, in the Panhandle. Two Texans— William Cline of Amarillo and W. McBrayer of White Deer— were aboard the Craft which has been missing since Thursday. They were last heard from when they took off Thursday from Hays, Kansas, on a flight to Amarillo. The search Is being conducted by rescue planes based at Wichita, Kans. Man Charged In 6 Forgeries, 1 Burglary Joe Robinson, who was arrested in Temple following a search of several weeks by local officers, waived examining trial and was bound over to the grand jury in connection with six forgery charges and one burglary charge Tuesday. Robinson was arrested'bv Constable Ned Fails, and was brought before Justice of the Peace Sam Burnap, who set his bond at $500 in each of the forgery cases and $500 in the breaking in of Norris Royal’s place in South Taylor. He admitted the burglary although he was arrested on forgery charges. Checks were cashed at Woolworth’s, Penney’s, Duke and Ayers, Tom Duffy’s, Marshall’s Grocery, and Carlow’s. Failing to matoe bond Robinson was removed to the county jail in Georgetown. Leaders Expect Approval For Arms-Aid Bill WASHINGTON. Sept. 14. (/P) — Administration leaders are in high hopes of getting Senate ap- Droval next week for the $1,314,000.000 arms-aid program. Their optimism is based on the overwhelming victory they won in getting the controversial measure through the Senate foreign relations and armed services committees. Democratic Leader Scott Lucas says the administration should be able to get the bill approved without top much trouble. He adds that arms debate should not take more than a week at the most. Chairman Tom Connally of the Senate foreign relations committee agreed with Lucas. The Texas Democrat said he thought the hardest fight had been won in getting the 20 to 3 victory in the Senate committees. | German Gir! Charged fn Shooting Of American Soldier FRANKFURT. Germany, Sept. 14. (JP )—A 19-year-old German girl has been charged with intentional killing today in the shooting of a 19-year-old American soldier, Private First Class Joseph Spangler, of Charlottesville, Va. The girl, Fraulein Elfriede Augustein, will be given a preliminary hearing tomorrow before a United States Military Government court in Frankfurt. Funeral Services For Wiley Rutledge Held fn Washington WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, (JP)— Funeral services for the late supreme court justice, Wiley Rutledge will be held at All Soul’s Unitarian Church in Washington this afternoon. Honorary pallbearers at the funeral will be Rutledge’s fellow members on the supreme court. Chief Justice Fred Vinson will represent President Truman who said he would be unable to attend. Justice Rutledge died last Saturday in York, Maine. Time, Place Needed For Resuming Steel Negotiations PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14. (/P)— The time and the place. That's all that’s needed now for a resumption of negotiations in the dispute. The Big Four in the nation’s steel industry have expressed their willingness to negotiate on the terms laid down by the President’s fact-finding board. The CIO steelworkers say it’s okay with them, too. Now it’s up to both sides to call a new negotiation meeting. A spokesman for the biggest of the Big Four, United States Steel, was asked whether Big Steel was accepting the board’s recommendations as a basis for BULLETIN PITTSBURGH, Set. 14, (JP) —The President of the CIO Steel Workers Union, Philip Murray, has called on the steel industry to meet with union representatives. Murray asked for a joint collective bargaining conference before the end of the strike truce which expires September 25th. a contract. The spokesman replied: “I wouldn’t think so.” The principal objection from the steel industry is expected to be over the recommendation that the industry itself pay for pensions and social welfare— without help from employes. One of the steel fact-finding board’s recommendations was that steelworkers give up their demands for a fourth post-war wage increase. But today the metalworking trade weekly, Iron Age, declared: “It is t^o soon to say that the fourth-iound wage demand has been completely killed off.” The trade paper says that other unions will not necessarily give up their wage dema&da. But, it admits, the odds have been sharply reduced. The WEATHER Pattaraaa B um . A imc I i M Prua. TAYLOR AND VICINITY— Cloudy to partly cloudy, not much change in temperatures this afternoon, tonight and Thursday. Few showers late this afternoon, tonight and Thursday. Lowest tonight near 61. High, 95; Low, 61. EAST TEXAS— Partly Cloudy, scattered showers in the northwest today and in the west and central portions tonight and Thursday. Warmer in the north and central portions Thursday. Moderate north to northeast winds, occasionally fresh on the extreme upper coast today, be coming east to southeast Thursday. West Texas — Considerable cloudiness with showers today and tonight. A little warmer tonight. Thursday partly cloudy./ and warmer. Showers from the Pecos Valley eastward.

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